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crossfire

cross·fire

crossfire

 
 
pronunciation:
kraws faIr
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a volley of projectiles, esp. gunfire, directed at some central point from two separated positions.
A shopkeeper was caught in the crossfire and killed as rival gangs battled each other Friday night.
definition 2: a situation in which a number of things, forces, or ideas converge or are exchanged rapidly.
The show's guests are always of very different opinions, and this guarantees a crossfire of arguments.
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